Steamed Chocolate Pudding

00h 10
00h 45

Rich and velvety, this steamed chocolate pudding recipe is easy to prep and steamed to perfection. 

Recipe courtesy of @anna_janecka

Ingredients and Method


  • 175g all purpose flour / maida
  • 175g sugar
  • 175g unsalted softened butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 3 eggs
  • 60ml yogurt/curd
  • 2½ tsp baking powder
  • 50g cocoa powder
  • For the hot chocolate sauce:
  • 125ml cream
  • 125g chocolate chips
  • 3 tbsp golden syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence


  1. Take a heat safe glass bowl or pudding bowl. Line the bottom with a circle of parchment paper and grease it well with oil or butter. Set aside.
  2. Take butter, sugar, vanilla in a bowl and whisk well. Add eggs and whisk till creamy. Add in yogurt and mix well.
  3. Add in all purpose flour, cocoa, baking soda and powder and fold gently. Spoon this in prepared pan.
  4. Take a parchment paper and grease it with oil or butter. Place it over the pudding bowl and place a sheet of foil over it and press it well. Now seal with a elastic band.
  5. Now take a large pot, fill with water ½ way, place a plate in the bottom. Place the bowl on top and cover with a lid. Bring it to a boil and simmer for 1 hour and 30 mins.
  6. Now insert a toothpick to check whether the pudding is done. Now remove it from pot and cool for 5 mins. Run a knife around the edges. Invert it over a plate.
  7. For the hot chocolate sauce. Take golden syrup, cream, vanilla and chocolate chips in a saucepan and heat it gently so it melts.
  8. Now cool it down and serve with your pudding.

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